Maths In Minutes

How to Teach Subtraction by Counting Back in Hundreds, Tens, and Ones

Pupils need to be able to use a range of informal methods to solve subtraction problems. In this video, we'll look at using a number line and counting back in hundreds, tens and ones - a useful method for developing pupils' number sense and fluency.

Year 3


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